Expeditionary Warfare School
Major Brandon J. Spears

Civilian Education

  • B.A. - Secondary Education/History, Western Michigan University

Military Education

  • Joint Interface Control Officers Course

  • Weapons and Tactics Instructor Course

  • Expeditionary Warfare School (Resident)

  • Air Support Control Officers Course

Major Assignments

  • Weapons and Tactics Training Program OIC - Marine Air Control Group 28

  • J3 Director, Special Mission Wing - Special Operations Advisory Group, NATO Special Operations Component Command - Afghanistan

  • Operations Officer, Marine Tactical Air Command Squadron 28

  • Tactical Air Command Center Division Head / Flightline OIC, Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron 1

  • Air Support Company Commander, Marine Air Support Squadron 1

  • Direct Air Support Center OIC (OEF 13.1), Marine Air Support Squadron 1

  • Air Support Liaison Team OIC (OEF 11.2), Marine Air Support Squadron 1

Awards and Decorations

  • Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (2 gold stars), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal

Marine Corps University